Andalusite (Var: Viridine), Quartz, Mica Group

Specimen ID: 7EK-21L

Mineral(s)
Andalusite (Var: Viridine) : (Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Quartz : SiO2
Locality
As recorded:
Viridine occurrence, Trikorfo area, Theologos, Thasos, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
6cm x 4.4cm x 1.7cm
Events

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A novelty at Munich 2015. Short prismatic Andalusite crystals (variety viridine), some of them doubly terminated, and all deep green in color and on a Quartz matrix, with laminar Mica aggregates.Theologos area, Thasos Island, Kavála Prefecture, Macedonia Department, GreeceFound in 06/2015Specimen size: 6 × 4.4 × 1.7 cm = 2.4” × 1.7” × 0.7”Main crystal size: 1.4 × 0.9 cm = 0.6” × 0.4”MC76AC5
Jordi Fabre - 27th November 2015

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A novelty at Munich 2015. Short prismatic Andalusite crystals (variety viridine), some of them doubly terminated, and all deep green in color and on a Quartz matrix, with laminar Mica aggregates.Theologos area, Thasos Island, Kavála Prefecture, Macedonia Department, GreeceFound in 06/2015Specimen size: 6 × 4.4 × 1.7 cm = 2.4” × 1.7” × 0.7”Main crystal size: 1.4 × 0.9 cm = 0.6” × 0.4”MC76AC5
Jordi Fabre - 27th November 2015
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